When an upcoming program or clinical trial is announced and later approved, the community through CAB, and other stakeholders /partners are involved from the very beginning . Meetings are held with the different groups as mentioned above,and these meetings aim at synegizing efforts towards improving collaboration, co ordination,so as to achieve the desired overall goal.
At these meetings data on expected challenges as well as how collaboration with all stake holders could yield good results and services to the clients to be dealt with is shared.The deliberations of course then shared with the Ministry of Health being the umbrella of health matters.( *Community involvement is very vital in all the four stages of the program life cycle, that is : initiating, planning, ,implementing,and the closing phase.)